tyr

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tyːr/, [tˢyɐ̯ˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þjórr (bull), from Proto-Germanic *þeuraz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)táwros, *(s)téh₂wros (bison, bull).

Noun[edit]

tyr c (singular definite tyren, plural indefinite tyre)

  1. bull (uncastrated adult male of cattle)
  2. Taurean (someone with the Taurus star sign)
Inflection[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See ty (til) (turn (to), resort (to)).

Verb[edit]

tyr

  1. present tense of ty

External links[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þjórr, from Proto-Germanic *þeuraz, from Proto-Indo-European *táwros, whence also Latin taurus, Greek ταῦρος (taûros), Old Irish tarb.

Noun[edit]

tyr m

  1. bull
  2. Taurus (Someone with a Taurus star sign)

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

tyr

  1. present tense of ty.

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tyr

  1. (literary) third-person singular present / future of torri

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tyr dyr nhyr thyr